National Sports Festival: Edo shuts public, personal colleges

With lower than six days to the internet hosting of the 20th version of the National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin City, the Edo State Government has ordered the shutting down of all private and non-private colleges throughout the state to permit residents to take part within the sports activities fiesta.

In an announcement by Commissioner for Education, Hon. Jimoh ljegbai, mentioned the federal government has amended the state’s faculty calendar to present room for the brand new growth.

According to him, “All private and non-private colleges in Edo State are directed to proceed on break from Monday, 23th March, 2020 and may resume 2nd April, 2020 because of the National Sports Festival (NSF) being hosted by Edo State Government from 22nd March, 2020 to 1st April, 2020.

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“The 2nd term vacation will now commence Thursday 9th April, 2020. All Schools will now resume for the 3rd Term on Monday 27th April, 2020 originally scheduled. Teachers, parents and pupils/student are enjoined to attend all events of the NSF. This amended calendar is for both public and private schools in the state. (Primary and post primary schools).”

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